Random thoughts on art, technology, stuff, and occasionally Real Estate: September 2008

Pros and Cons of Broadcasting AR Posts on Twitter

I just learned of this little feature yesterday.  I musta missed the official announcement (or maybe one has not yet been made)  ... but now, thanks to Shannon Gilmore, I know that I can automatically broadcast Active Rain posts on Twitter.

Here's what a Tweet announcing an AR post looks like:

Talking points:

1.  I feel like I'm copping out .... Just broadcasting an announcement of a new post instead of participating in a conversation.

2.  But then, if folks want to converse, they can follow the link to the blog post, and converse there.

3.  Without the back and forth of live conversation, it seems to me that Twitter just becomes a great big collection of feeds.

4.  See 2. above.

5.  @MoInColumbusOH wonders about including Localism-type posts in the feed to Twitter.

6.  I have a few local people following me on Twitter, and they may actually like the Localism stuff better than the industry stuff.

7.  I really need to get back to haiku-mode.



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Comment balloon 23 commentsCheryl Johnson • September 29 2008 07:51AM
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